Free Press Journal
  • shiv sena

    Shiv Sena bothered by PM’s utterances

    Mumbai : Shiv Sena launched a scathing multi-lateral attack on the BJP Government and PM Modi on Wednesday. Party chief Uddhav Thackeray in an editorial of Saamana came down heavily on Modi for raising the black money issue at international forum even as party MP Sanjay Raut equated the Modi government to the erstwhile Nizam regime.

  • Balwinder Sandhu, Venkatesh Prasad apply for Coach job

    Prasad was in charge of the bowling department when India won the inaugural 2007 ICC World T20 under MS Dhoni’s captaincy. He was bowling coach of India between 2007 and 2009, and also worked with RCB and CSK.

  • R N Bhaskar

    Bribery at all levels, in its five shades

    The Modi government prides itself on trying to usher in corruption-free governance. Maybe someone should tell its legislators that the best way to clean up governance is by making bribe-giving legal.

  • Self-financing staff of DAVV go on indefinite strike

    Indore : Self-financing (non-teaching) employees of the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) on Wednesday went on indefinite strike over delay in their regularisation.

  • Nigerians are welcome in Goa, says CM

    New Delhi : Seeking to play down the recent row over his remarks that people of Goa in general are unhappy with Nigerians, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Wednesday said all foreigners, including Nigerians, are welcome in the state which is committed to providing security to everyone.

  • Shirt buttons helped cops to reach ‘killer’

    Indore : Shirt-buttons discovered by police from the crime scene led them to ‘killer’ Sonu Sarkade, who brutally murdered bullion trader wife Rajkumari Katariya in Baikunthdham colony.

  • Call drops: Trai seeks power to imprison, fine violators

    New Delhi : Seeking more teeth to check call drops, the regulator Trai has asked government to amend law to allow it to impose penalty of up to Rs 10 crore on mobile operators and jail term of up to two years on their executives for any violation of regulatory framework.

  • Australia – South Africa to play day-night Test match

    Mumbai : Australia will clash against South Africa in a day-night Test match, the third of the series, at Adelaide in November, Cricket South Africa has said. “Cricket South Africa (CSA) is pleased to announce that the third Test against Australia in Adelaide, starting on 24 November 2016, will be a day-night fixture,” said a CSA media release.

  • Back on track

    Proteas outplay Aussies to taste win

  • Bihar toppers’ scam: five in police custody

    PATNA : Bihar school examination board chairman Lalkeshwar Prasad Singh is likely to be arrested in the intermediate examinations scam, SIT officials said here on Wednesday.

  • Poll panel backs Govt on simultaneous polls

    New Delhi :  The Election Commission has supported the government’s idea to hold simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and state assemblies but has made it clear that it will cost a lot and the Constitution will have to amended to curtail or extend the term of certain state assemblies.

  • Amazon to invest $3 bn more in India

    Washington : American e-commerce giant Amazon will invest $3 billion more in India to tap the growth of online shopping in the fast growing economy, the company’s founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said. “Amazon will invest USD 3 billion more in India. This is in addition to the USD 2 billion announced in 2014,” Bezos said at the annual gala of US India Business Council (USIBC) which was attended by Prime Minister Narendra

  • Weightlifters test positive

    Moscow : Sample B urine probes of Russian female weightlifters Marina Shainova and Nadezhda Evstyukhina, who are the 2008 Olympics silver and bronze medallists respectively, tested positive for doping substances, Shainova’s coach Vladimir Shainov has said.

  • China’s LeEco seeks waiver from sourcing norms for retail stores

    New Delhi: Chinese handset maker LeEco has requested the government to relax mandatory sourcing norms for the company as it looks to ramp up its retail presence in the country.  LeEco, which entered the Indian market in January this year, had filed an application with the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB), seeking approval for opening single brand retail shops in India.

  • IPC lifts ban from PCI for atheletes

    New Delhi : In a huge relief to several Indian para-athletes who have qualified for Rio Paralympics, the world governing body IPC has announced temporary lifting of suspension imposed on the national body last year so that Indians can take part under the tri-colour in the showpiece event.

  • US cos can’t live without our IT players: Prasad

    Mumbai: Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad  asked software exporters not to get “perturbed” too much by the visa issue for sending professionals into their largest market, the US, saying American companies cannot “survive” without their help.

  • Danish gangrape: Cops may seek jail till death for convicts

    New Delhi : Delhi Police is likely to seek full life term for five convicts for gangraping a 52-year-old Danish woman at knife point near the New Delhi railway station two years ago, in a city court on Thursday. Additional Sessions Judge Ramesh Kumar II, who on June 6 had convicted the five men, is scheduled to hear on Friday the arguments on the quantum of sentence to be awarded to the convicts.